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Maquam Hijaz

Composer:

Martha

Bishop

Birth year:

1937

Death year:

Composer Contact:

Year Composed:

2008

Number of parts:

1

Viol Scoring:

b7

Other parts:

Difficulty:

difficult

Duration (minutes):

5

Publisher:

PRB Productions Contemporary Inst. Mus. Series No. 34

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Additional Comments:

Recorded in Finland on cello. Uses left hand pizzicato, chords, harmonics, bariolage and pitch bends. Based on an Iraqui scale. Level is difficult.

Hijaz, for solo 7-string bass viol, is a tempestuous tour-de-force based on the arabic scale Macqam

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